NS Great LakesCommunity
Clubs & Dining
(Seasonal April through November)
At Willow Glen Golf Club
Building 8400 (Buckley Road)
Buckley’s offers a scenic setting to enjoy a delicious lunch with its fabulous views of the golf course, seen through the “walls of windows” from the dining area! Buckley’s serves an assortment of tasty entrees including unique, specialty sandwiches to go along with a large selection of charbroiled items, like the 1/3 pound Angus burger. Buckley’s is not only a terrific lunch option, but also a great site for facilitating golf outings and catered functions. Additional seating is available on two patios during the season. Buckley’s is sure to exceed expectations on value and service!
Before or after golf, drop in and meet new friends, or catch up with old friends at Buckley’s Lounge. In addition to flat screen televisions to watch those favorite sporting events, a full-service beverage bar and scrumptious “snack” foods are also available in the Lounge.
Parcheezi’s Express Restaurant
Parcheezi’s Express, located in the Rynish Bowling Center, serves freshly made sandwiches and pizza, daily. Parcheezi’s also serves delicious calzones. Another customer favorite is the fresh garlic bread, brushed with hot butter. Submarine sandwiches are also on the menu, featuring Italian beef or meatball.
Club Nitro, Skyline Food Court, Video Game Room, 21 and Over Lounge, and The Landing
Pier 525 is the entertainment and dining hot spot for enlisted personnel E-1 through E-6. The Skyline Food Court is located inside Pier 525, featuring three restaurants: Rooster’s for fried chicken, Mozzarella’s for homemade thin crust pizza and Minh Asian 2 Go for Chinese cuisine (free delivery). Deliveries may be made to staff, students and/or civilians—right to the quarterdeck or their office space. Call (847) 688-7898 to place an order.
Also located inside Pier 525 is Club Nitro, featuring a 5000-watt sound system with lighting and a video wall. Entertainment is offered nightly including a variety of music formats, hosted by a D.J. Plus, live bands, comedians, theme nights and more are featured throughout the year. The Pier’s Video Game Room has over 100 video games and 14 pool tables, along with six (42-inch) high-definition plasma TVs. The 21 and Over Lounge offers a special place for guests to socialize and watch their favorite sporting event in high definition on the (51-inch) TV, or one of the (42-inch) high-definition plasma TVs. In addition, an outdoor patio—The Landing—provides a place to relax with a favorite meal and beverage, outdoors throughout the summer. The Landing is a designated smoking area.
Port O’ Call Banquet and Conference Center
The Port O’ Call Banquet and Conference Center offers a panoramic view of Lake Michigan. It is the perfect place for any community, civic, athletic or social banquet for groups of 25 to 250. The banquet menu features hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and meal selections for sit-down dinners, buffets and receptions. There are several value-priced packages for wedding receptions. Additionally, for meetings/seminars, the Port O’ Call can accommodate guests with AV requirements, along with any type of food requests. The Port O’ Call is open to the general public.
Samuel Adams Brew Club
The Samuel Adams Brew Club, overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan, offers a casual “hot spot” for dining and/or just hanging out. Enjoy music from the complimentary jukebox, or your favorite sporting events on one of the flat-screen TVs. There are two separate Sam Adams operations within the facility with a lunch service downstairs and dinner service both upstairs and downstairs. In addition, the upstairs location will be for “21 and over” and the downstairs location will be for “all-hands.”
The Brew Club provides a full menu of favorites including Sam Adams Wings, Bruschetta on Crostini, Loaded Nachos, Chicken Caesar Salad, a BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Sam’s Bleu Steak, Blackened Salmon and more. For the thirsty, Sam Adams Boston Lager and Sam Adams Seasonal Brews are on tap. Bottled beer options include Sam’s Light, Irish Red and Imperial White. Cocktails, wine and other domestic and imported beers are also available.
Zapper’s Snack Bar(s)
Zapper’s Snack Bars provide direct access for students to purchase food and beverage items, as well as an outlet to buy tickets and pick up MWR information. There are various Zapper’s locations, which are located throughout Naval Station Great Lakes in Building’s 2A, 236, 616, 621, and 1326 at RTC. The Zapper’s concept was created to cater to customers with busy schedules. Each facility offers a similar variety of snack foods, along with cold drinks and coffee beverages.
11th Frame Lounge
The 11th Frame Lounge, located in the Rynish Bowling Center, is a full-service bar, offering a variety of domestic and import bottle beer choices, draft beer and cocktails. In addition, pool tables, video games, a jukebox and three flat-panel LCD televisions are located in the lounge.